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Ukraine says "terrorists" have laid mines near crash site

Ukraine says "terrorists" have laid mines near crash site

International investigators' quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday: land mines, according to Ukrainian officials.
What will MH17 crash investigators find at site -- and how useful will it be anyway?

What will MH17 crash investigators find at site -- and how useful will it be anyway?

Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed
McDonald's new nuggets are made of fish and tofu in Japan

McDonald's new nuggets are made of fish and tofu in Japan

If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.
Iran releases 1 detainee seized with reporter

Iran releases 1 detainee seized with reporter

Iranian authorities released on Tuesday one of three individuals who were detained along with American citizen and Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian last week, a source close to the family of the released detainee told CNN.
'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza after U.N. facility hit

'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza after U.N. facility hit

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Echoes of a Cold War: U.S., Europe and Russia face off over Ukraine

Echoes of a Cold War: U.S., Europe and Russia face off over Ukraine

For a fourth straight day, unsafe conditions in eastern Ukraine kept international investigators from reaching the site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage.

At least 19 killed at U.N. school in Gaza as residents go without electricity

While dueling political leaders blame each other for the carnage in Gaza, residents there are grappling with a new, nightmarish life:
U.S., EU coordinate on Russia sanctions, but will they work?

U.S., EU coordinate on Russia sanctions, but will they work?

More Russian aggression in Ukraine. More U.S. and European sanctions imposed on Moscow.
Ryan Lochte: Olympic champion with an appetite to match

Ryan Lochte: Olympic champion with an appetite to match

He's used to making waves in the pool, but Ryan Lochte has caused a few ripples of excitement on social media after tweeting out a photo of himself in front of what he claims was 10,000 calories worth of food, including piles of chicken and

Report: Police kill dozens in China terror attack

 A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.

Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane that traversed Africa

 The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that traveled around Africa before returning to an American base in Germany, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
Hamas rejects Palestinian call for Gaza cease-fire

Hamas rejects Palestinian call for Gaza cease-fire

Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.
China announces probe into former domestic security czar

China announces probe into former domestic security czar

After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."
Fighting intensifies in Gaza as Israel warns of lengthy campaign

Fighting intensifies in Gaza as Israel warns of lengthy campaign

Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.
Fighting stops MH17 investigators from reaching Ukraine crash site

Fighting stops MH17 investigators from reaching Ukraine crash site

International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces.